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It’s Official

As of yesterday, Spring is here.  Three pieces of evidence are required to confirm any fact.  Here are mine: The bike path is open, end to end.           I saw a squirrel scurrying across the road. … Continue reading

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It ain’t spring yet!

Astronomical springs started today (3/20) at 12:57 PM.  It’s the vernal equinox, what your calendar calls the first day of spring.  (It has something to do with the way the earth tilts.  I don’t get that.  The earth tends to … Continue reading

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Endless winter

March came in like a lion, alright, but it shows no sign of going out in a lamb-like fashion.  In fact, it’s been a virtual velociraptor from where I’m sitting – an all-consuming, voracious beast leaving nothing behind but mounds … Continue reading

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The Pothole Slalom

Even though this year’s Sochi “Invasion-Distraction” Winter Olympic games are over, we’re still in the middle of the Neverending-Winter Olympics here in lovely New England.  That’s the good news in this otherwise depressing winter that seems like it might drag … Continue reading

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Spring by Decree

I have declared that spring has begun. Never mind that the calendar says March 5. Every other indication that I care about tells me that winter is over in New England and spring has completed its long, weary trek to … Continue reading

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